Senior Program Manager, EAP
Latino Network’s mission is to provide transformative opportunities, services and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities. Our work springs from the core belief in Latino community self-determination—that is, the ability of community members to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives and the lives of their families. We build and manage collaborative and energetic teams to implement high quality, culturally inclusive programs. We actively partner across a variety of city, county, state and community organizations to deliver training and support, a wide range of services, as well as influence policy.
This position of Senior Program Manager serves in a leadership role among the Educational Access Programs department’s managers, providing critical higher level leadership support to the Director of EAP. In addition to the requirements and responsibility of a Program Manager, the Senior Program Manager shares the department’s leadership responsibility for the growth and sustainability of Latino Network’s EAP Department by performing the following duties.
•Collects/aggregates and reviews funder reports from managers for quality assurance and accuracy before sharing them with the Director of EAP for final review and approval.
•Leads the design of EAP’s school based youth and family programs.
•Leads coordination of department meetings, onboarding committee, and other leadership at program sites; program development and support; and oversight of special projects.
•Collaborates with partner organizations, schools, local government, and the community.
•Plans and develops agendas for Department team meetings and leadership meetings, in collaboration with Director and other Program Managers.
•Oversees project management within the department including summer programs, newsletters, Program calls with partners and special time-sensitive projects
•Collaborates with the Director of EAP in planning for program growth and replication.
•Supervises department staff assigned to the EAP department.
•Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Specific Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work to meet program and department goals in alignment with Agency mission and values; appraising performance; recognizing and rewarding employees; carrying out any necessary corrective actions; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
•Prepares talking points, fact sheets, and action items with Department Director’s oversight for any EAP department-related program communication.
•Works closely with the Data & Evaluation Director to document effectiveness and inform program improvements through: accurate data collection, data analysis, and evaluation of program outcomes.
•Serves as a point of contact for EAP Staff and other external program-level staff to ensure proper communication, coordination of programs, and data collection
•Represents Latino Network at required meetings, community events and forums related to youth and family experience in academic settings, educational equity, access, and attainment
•Advocates for policies that promote equity and advance the interest of Latinx youth and families in the areas of educational access and attainment, youth and family services, and civic integration and engagement.
•Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance, and works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
•Respectfully takes direction from their supervisor.
•Manages projects and other duties as assigned by the Director.
•Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology, public policy, social work or related field; two years of supervisory and personnel management experience, three years of project and/or systems management, two years of community outreach or community organizing experience and or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Excellent written and oral bilingual communication skills in Spanish and English.
•Excellent follow-through; high attention to detail; professional writing skills; and excellent communication through one on one meetings, phone, e-mail, and group communication with Latino Network community partners, staff, and program participants.
•Bicultural proficiency: knowledge of Latinx culturally based world view, adaptive reasoning, and problem-solving practices of Latinx individuals, families, and community living in urban neighborhoods impacted by crime, poverty, and racial inequity.
•Demonstrated outcomes in program development, implementation, and facilitation for Latino youth and adults
•Experience leading groups with diverse professional levels and the ability to effectively facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.
•Experience coordinating meetings/events with similar deadlines.
•Knowledge of and experience in navigating K-12 and Post-Secondary resources, programs, social services and government agencies.
•Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with schools, youth, families, and community support systems.
•Demonstrated ability to work both independently, lead a team, work as a collaborative team member,and exercise good judgement of when to bring back information to the Director.
•Ability to be flexible and adaptive to successfully achieve the functions of the position as described in the job responsibilities.
•Experience in designing and implementing programs for the Latinx community.
•Knowledge of systemic political, economic and social issues affecting Oregon Latinos and policy and decision-making processes at the local, state, and national levels.
•Employs critical thinking and confidence in decision-making and carrying out actions.
•Ability to inspire and motivate others.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Benefits & Perks- Latino Network provides a generous benefits package that includes;
• Health Plans including Medical, HRA, Dental, Vision, and Alternative Care
• FSA – Flexible Spending Account for Medical & Dependent Care expenses
• 401k Plan with Match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Employer sponsored Life, AD&D and Short-Term Disability Insurance
• Paid Leave (Vacation, Sick, Sabbatical and Paid Family Medical Leave
• Recognition Rewards Program
• Team & Family Events
• Summer Self-Care Perk!
If you, or anyone you know, are interested in joining us in supporting our mission to positively transform the lives of Latino Youth families and communities, please submit your application, resume and cover letter at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/1630/Latino-Network, Successful completion of initial and ongoing employment screens, including but not limited to criminal background and vehicle record as required.
Latino Network is an equal opportunity employer. We value and support diversity and inclusion to create a culture of dignity and respect.
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